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Rutledge suspends ‘assisted living’ zoning applications

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Rutledge City Council held a first reading of an ordinance that would temporarily prohibit zoning actions dealing with “assisted living facilities, personal care homes, nursing homes and similar facilities during their regular meeting on March 17. The text of the proposed

Benefit organized for fire victims

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer A group of locals are organizing The Brookwood Benefit, set to be held at the Thomas Cotton Gin in Watkinsville on March 29 at 6 pm, to raise funds for the Brookwood Equestrian Center, a horse farm located at 2165 Union

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On January 27 a pointing a pistol at another complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location. According to reports, a man stated that after a man gave him a ride from an Eatonton Road convenience store to a West Washington Street liquor store, the man accused

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On February 2 Quantterio Hyman, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault, simple battery and cruelty to children in the third degree. According to reports, deputies were called to a domestic dispute complaint at the Relax Inn, Athens Highway. Reports state that when they arrived

Dogs trounce Putnam after Apalachee losses

By Leila Dycus intern On Tuesday March 11 the MCHS Varsity Soccer teams took on Apalachee High School at home. The Apalachee team would prove to be a difficult opponent for the Bulldogs shutting out both the boys and the girls. “I told the girls some days

JV Dogs 8-0 after wins over Alcovy, Rockdale

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last week, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV Diamond Dogs extended their perfect season record to 8-0 by beating the Alcovy Tigers, Rockdale County Bulldogs, and North Oconee Titans “The boys have played solid baseball the first half of the season,”

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 20 • MCHS Varsity Baseball @ Aquinas, 4:30 p.m. • MCHS JV Baseball @ MCHS vs. Banks County, 5:55 p.m. • MCHS Tennis @ MCHS vs. Elbert County, 4:30 p.m. • MCHS JV Soccer @ MCHS vs. Putnam County, 4:30 p.m. • MCMS Track @ Home

MCMS Tennis begins season with Buford

By Nick Nunn staff writer Weather issues have postponed the beginning of the Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) tennis team’s season until this past Thursday, March 13, when they were able to take on Buford City on the road. The MCMS girls beat Buford’s girls 3-2 in

MCHS Tennis continues region play after Jekyll Jam tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) boys tennis team swept Franklin County on March 4 while the girls lost to the Lions 1-4. The MCHS teams traveled to the Jekyll Jam tournament on March 7 and 8, where both the boys’ and

Golf Dogs secure wins at Hard Labor Creek

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School’s boys golf team secured wins over Greene, Monticello, Monroe, and Social Circle last week at their home course, Hard Labor Creek. The Morgan County boys took on Greene County last Tuesday, March 12, beating the Tigers 170 to